Mick Schumacher

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May 21, 2022

Mick Schumacher (Vufflens-le-Château, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland, March 22, 1999 -) is the son of the seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher. He is the winner of the 2018 Formula-3 European Championship and the 2020 FIA Formula-2 Championship. From 2021, he will be a racer for the Haas team in Formula One. From 2022 he will be a spare pilot for Ferrari.

Your career

Go-kart

He began his career in 2008 as any prospective go-kart driver, but ran his first go-kart races under the name Mick Betsch (his mother, Corinna’s maiden name is Betsch). Between 2009 and 2011, Mick was 9th and 7th in the KF3 class at ADAC Masters Kart. Euro Wintercup was 3rd in the KF3 class in 2011 and 3rd in 2012 as well. In 2013, he finished 3rd in the German Junior Kart Championship.

ADAC Formula – 4

In 2014, he tested his Jenzer Motorsport Formula 4 car. In 2015, he began his Formula One car career with Van Amersfoort Racing. His teammate is Harrison Newey, the son of Adrian Newey, who designed the cars for the F1 Red Bull team. On the first race weekend, Oschersleben finished 9th in the first race, 12th in the second race and then took his first win in the series in the third race by finishing behind the safety car in the final laps of the third race of the weekend. Already in 2016, he finished second in the Prema Powerteam stable in the German and Italian Formula-4 Championships at the end of the year.

Formula 3 European Championship

On December 24, 2016, it was announced that next year he will compete in the Formula 3 European Championship, also in Prema colors. He finished just one podium finish during the season, finishing 12th in the composite points race with 94 points in the 2018 season. His form has continued since then, with Dan Ticktum leading the tournament by three points by October. In Austria, the Red Bull Ring won two victories and took second place in the points race before the season-ending weekend. On the last race weekend in Hockenheim on October 13, he finished second in the second race, gaining an unbeatable advantage over Ticktum and winning the championship.

Formula-2

It was announced on November 27, 2018 that from 2019 he will be in the FIA ​​Formula 2 Championship, also as a driver for the Prema Racing team. He finished 8th in the first race of the Bahrain Grand Prix and thus took the first start cube for the sprint race, but only finished 6th, but scored points in both races. On August 4, he won his first championship in the sprint race in Hungary, as well as 8th in the first race in Bahrain, so he could start from the first place in the second race. He scored just one win during the season, finishing 12th in the composite points race with 53 points. For the 2020 season, his teammate became 2019 Formula One champion Robert Svarcman. Interestingly, they also competed in the Prema colors in the 2018 Formula One European Championship. The first two Austrian weekends of the season went badly for him, first slipping from the second place to the gravel bed in the main race and then hindered by an unusual technical error in the second weekend sprint race, as the fire extinguisher in his car had to give up the race. At the next venue, he did well in both races in Hungary, as he was able to stand on the lowest step of the podium twice. The next stop was Great Britain, where he finished third in the time trial, followed by a good start in the main race.